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to do that? >> we're not telling them at all. we're telling them what science says is or isn't in their interest. we allow you to smoke. we just don't let you smoke where other people have to breathe the smoke that you -- that you're exhaling or comes from your cigarette. the same thing with obesity which incidentally is a public interest because we're going to spend $5 billion on treating people of 0 obesity in our hospitals in new york city alone this year. but regardless -- >> where is the line? where is it too far for government to go? >> i do not think we should ban most things. i do think there are certain times we should infringe on your freedom and that is, for example, if you're drinking we shouldn't let you drive because you'll kill somebody else. if you are carrying a gun, we shouldn't let you on an airplane. there's a lot of things that we do -- if there's asbestos in the classroom we should remove the kids from classroom until you clean the air. if you want to own a gun, i certainly think it's constitutionally protected. you certainly have a right to have a gun i
york city. model n based in redwood city and makes revenue management software for life sciences and technology companies. the company's ceo in new york for that bell ringing. officially did the honors. that is on the new york stock exchange. shares popped right out of the gate. the stock price is up by close to 35%, trades on the market today. the company's share started a dollar more than what was expected by the experts. >>> american airlines defending its plan to give its outgoing ceo almost $20 million in severance pay. american airlines ceo is being replaced by the chief executive officer of us airways, as soon as the two companies complete their merger. a trustee overseeing american airlines bankruptcy objects to the payout. american says bankruptcy code does not apply because the payout will be made by the new airline after the merger pulls it out of bankruptcy. >>> ebay is taking aim at amazon overhauling fees for sellers on the website. starting in april, ebay will let sellers list items for free. ebay will charge 4% to 10% items sold. the new fees are lower than amazon
be a lot higher than previously thought according to new research from the cdc. tonight our chief science correspondent robert bazell has a look at what's behind these new numbers. >> reporter: the latest numbers show that autism diagnoses have grown to the point where parents report that fully 1 in 50 school age children has autism. aiden myers was diagnosed two years ago. >> i think it's scary. i think that we obviously need to figure out what is going on. >> reporter: hello, aiden. how do you do? no one doubts aiden myers's diagnosis. he is clearly not terribly disabled. he was late starting to speak and he's working to overcome learning disabilities at the reed academy in new jersey. >> awesome job. >> reporter: the latest numbers from a telephone survey with the federal government showed the highest increases occurring in mild cases like aiden's along the spectrum of autism disorders as opposed to children who are severely withdrawn socially and often unable to speak. the government survey find that is the reported number of children with autism grew from 1.16% in 2007 to 2% now. tha
children in the event of a fire in the home. there is an emerging body of science telling us what a lot of us parents already know -- kids sleep more soundly than adults. it can take a lot more to wake them up and smoke alarms may not be a match for a sleeping child. we get our report tonight from our nbc national investigative correspondent jeff rossen. [ alarm ] >> reporter: it's the sound we rely on to wake us up in a fire. but experts say in many cases children will sleep right through a smoke alarm. could that really be true? we set up a test at this house in connecticut. home to the hollander family -- parents michelle and josh and their three boys. we installed infrared cameras in the kids' bedrooms and in the middle of the night had a local fire captain set off the smoke alarm. would they wake up? [ alarm ] >> there it goes. >> reporter: we are watching with their parents on a monitor downstairs. seconds go by. then a minute. then two minutes. the boys keep sleeping. >> this could be a real fire right now. >> they would sleep right through it. it's so scary that the kids can sle
will be core classes in english, math and science. ccsf, officials say the change will deal with one of the criticisms from the state's accreditation board enrollment management. >> what a wonderful weekend as far as the weather is concerned. are we going to have more of that to come? >> no. we actually have a change. good morning to you. happy monday. temperatures on the chilly side. this is the one day where no rain chances are in the forecast. starting tomorrow, we have the chance for showers. our chances aren't that great. it is a really interesting setup. let's get to other headlines. throughout the day, patchy a.m. fog is going to take part in your morning commute. you want to keep that in mind in the north bay. mild afternoon with increasing clouds. ahead of that system, low pressure. as of tomorrow morning, tense level off. we are not going to get too cold. we have that chance for rain with an unsettled pattern going all the way through this upcoming holiday weekend. it new chances for rain each and every day like i said starting tomorrow. 69 in santa teresa. 60 degrees in sa
methodical scientific process. >> reporter: the science behind finding tournament tickets is like splitting the atom. tournament schools like calare given a certain allotment to sell but the 200 tickets are gone. >> the ncaa recommends going through the ncaa website or through an authorized resale agency. >> reporter: there is a thriving secondary ticket where tickets for thursday's games were selling for $1,900 to $1,600. said people can also try looking for leftover tickets on visiting school's websites like syracuse and montana. >> we are down to several hundred tickets remaining for the general public. anyone interested i would ask sooner rather than later. >> reporter: it is a basketball makeover in time for games on thursday and saturday, the fast break to fill the seats was on like a full-court press. joe rosato, jr., nbc bay area news. >>> our brackets are filled out. i'm rooting for san diego state. >> i'm voting for you. whatever you are voting for i'm voting for. >> scott is a stanford guy. >> i'm voting for scott. >> thanks for bringing that up. we start with football. when kick
in english, math and science. officials say the change will deal with one of the criticisms from the state's accreditation board enrollment management. >>> there is still hope. an ncaa title still can come to the bay area but it is up to the ladies to get the job done. >>> why the winner of the oakland marathon says he is disappointed with his finish >>>. >> we know you can't text and drive but can you google and drive. >>> welcome back. the sharks are not at home. they are in anaheim. the puck drops at 7:00. it looks like the giants will be without pablo sandoval on opening day. the third baseman had x-rays and a ct scan on his right elbow. neither showed anything, anything new. pablo is still not playing. comcast sports net giants insider, andrew bagoli says it looks more and more like pablo will not be ready for opening day. >> the warriors also dealing with a major injury. x-rays on stephon curry's ankle were negative. he rolled it on saturday night against the wizards. he is optimistic he will play tonight against the lakers. >> to college hoops, the men's teams are out saturday. >> l
sciences and technology sectors. scott budman will speak to the ceo later today and have a live report tonight. >>> president obama touching down in tele tel aviv this mor. set to tackle several controversial issues. tracie potts joins us now from live from washington, d.c. with a look at president obama's landmark visit. >> tess a visit, jon, that startd with that touchdown in tel aviv. he was met by a small group of officials, including israeli president, shimon perez and prime minister benjamin netanyahu, meeting with both of them later today. in tel aviv, he made comments before those meetings, saying the winds of change bring both promise and peril, referring to some of the issues he will be discussing later today with the leaders. the president flew to jerusalem before meeting with perez and netanyahu to talk about how to move the peace process forward with the palestinians, how to deal with iran, the threat of nuclear womenens in the mill east. syria, as well, and the unrest there. and allegations flying back and forth about who may have fired a chemical weapon. the u.s. saying
'm not. i'm not. >> reporter: dr. joe schwartz, a chemist and the director of the office of science and society at magill university, says the levels in our tests are not dangerous. >> does it bother you at all, the levels you saw in my daughters that seem pretty high? >> no. that doesn't bother me because they are way below the levels that are deemed to be toxic. >> reporter: dr. schwartz says smith and lourie are activists who are blowing the issue out of proportion. >> i think they tend to be alarmist. >> reporter: you think they're trying scare people? >> i don't think they're on purpose out to scare people, but i think that is a consequence. >> reporter: the fda told us it has determined that bpa and phthalates are safe as currently used in fda-regulated products. adding "the presence of these chemicals in urine does not necessarily translate into an adverse effect on the body." the national american metal packaging alliance and some food and beverage companies say the fda has found bpa is safe for use in food packaging and that bpa helps preserve and protect food and maintain
pretty cool science, the question is can you stimulate the brain in ways that 20 years ago we would have never even considered, and that's what makes this so exciting. >> it's wonderful to get a little bit of hope. dr. nancy, thank you so much. we appreciate it. >> you bet. >>> 8:21 rks we send it over to natalie. >>> the new season of nbc's "all-star celebrity apprentice" is getting started. we're seeing a lot of drama in the board room. this week it centered around la toya jackson and oma rosa and oma rosa lived to fight another day. >> it is a pretty easy joyce. i hate to do it la toya. you made a terrible choice when you didn't bring back ama rosa. because i think i would have fired ama rosa. la toya, you're fired. >> she joins us now, la toya good morning to you. >> good morning, how are you this morning in. >> i'm fine, by all accounts including mr. donald trump you made a major boo-boo when you didn't bring ama rosa back in the board room which would have made her eligible to be fired. instead we no choice and you had to go. do you regret what happened? hindsight is 20/20. >> i re
traded on the stock exchange. model n ipoed, makes software for life sciences and tech companies. something we'll watch. christina loren, is that rain still coming down? >> it certainly is. good morning to you. widespread showers. activity confined to the south bay. that will be the case for today. south bay getting shower activity. everything starts to let up the second half of the day. maybe a lingering shower. lots of sunshine on tap for the upcoming weekend and return of the 70s. actually the first official day of spring. hope you enjoy it. >>> welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning, march 20th, 2013, first day of spring and we're celebrating. we've got our spring fling out on the plaza, we'll be back out there shortly. we're calling it rock park today which i like. i'm natalie morales along with dylan dreyer, jason kennedy and giada de laurentiis is sticking around and helping us out this morning. we get to spring and we were asking all of to you complete the sentence, you know it's spring when. i know it's spring when i still have goosebumps outside but i wear open to
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